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Data Transfer Service (DTS)

 

 

What is the DTS?

The DTS underpins the competitive UK Electricity, Gas and Water markets, enabling participants to work together to exchange information about their customers. This information interchange facilitates a wide range of business-critical processes including change of supplier, metering and how energy is paid for by suppliers (settlement).

If you’re thinking of becoming a user or just want to understand what the DTS is, you can find an overview of the service here. If you would like to understand the steps to get started please follow this link.

How will it benefit you?
  •  Provides you with a single central system to communicate with all market participants
  •  We guarantee to deliver your data
  •  The more it is used, the cheaper it becomes, offering you value for money
  •  Your business processes will become more efficient by reducing errors and enabling automation
  •  Your regulatory compliance and customers’ confidentiality is improved through a secure solution
  •  You have full use of a platform for innovation with secure access to appropriate information
  •  You will enjoy flexibility with support in the sending and receiving of multiple file formats such as Flat Text Files, RGMA File Format and XML

How to become a DTS user

Joining the DTS

If you’re thinking of becoming a user and you want to understand the steps to get started please follow this link.

DTS Governance and Pricing

The Data Transfer Services Agreement (DTSA) is the multiparty agreement, which relates to use of the Data Transfer Service (DTS).

Gateway options

The DTS provides a local connection to the User’s internal network through Gateway Servers. These Gateways provide the interface to the DTS network (DTN).

Industries process supported by us

Supplier of Last Resort

When the Supplier of Last Resort (SOLR) process is initiated, ElectraLink has a number of services which it can provide to the exiting supplier

DTS guidance

Gas guidance

ElectraLink’s Data Transfer Service (DTS) has provided a regulated data transfer for the domestic gas market since April 1st, 2016.

Green deal guidance

The DTS is the mandated network for Green Deal Party communications

DTS user group meetings

DTS user group meetings

The Data Transfer Services Agreement (DTSA) is the multiparty agreement, which relates to use of the Data Transfer Service (DTS).

Help and Support

Help and Support

ElectraLink provides support for all Users of the Data Transfer Service through our Helpdesk and user training